What Happened to the Dinosaurs?: Band 13/Topaz by Jon Hughes


What Happened to the Dinosaurs?: Band 13/Topaz by Jon Hughes

'What Happened to the Dinosaurs' investigates why these huge creatures disappeared. The important question, 'How do we know they existed?' is answered with a clear timeline of images. Various theories are suggested, which support knowledge and understanding of climate change, volcanoes, asteroids and evolution of the animals which did survive. *Topaz/ Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate. * Text type - An information book. * The response page summarises the main theories and could support a presented talk. * Curriculum links - Science: Living things in their environment. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

About the Author

Initially trained and working as a Fine Artist, Jon Hughes made the shift to traditional illustration by the mid 1980's, making the transition to Digital 2&3D work in 1998, and has been continuing to attract commissions, with numerous published titles to his name. Clients have included: The Natural History Museum London, National Geographic, American Museum of Natural History, National Museum of Scotland, Canadian Museum of Nature, Alaska Heritage Museum, to name but a few.

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Contains Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

4th January 2007



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